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Alma Humble - 12/23/2014

Alma Humble, age 96, of Clinton, Mississippi and formerly of Centralia, died at 12:15 pm on Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at Clinton Health Care in Clinton, MS.

Funeral arrangements for Alma Humble are pending at the Irvin Funeral Home in Centralia, where friends may inquire for more information.

David Allen Burge - 12/23/2014

David Allen Burge

David Allen Burge, 65, of Centralia went to his Heavenly Home on Thursday, December 18, 2014.  Thanks for the caregiver's loving care he enjoyed at Murray Center, he enjoyed coloring, music, TV and working jigsaw puzzles. 

Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at a later date in 2015, and will be announced by Irvin Funeral Home at that time. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and will be accepted at the Irvin Funeral Home in Centralia, who is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences for the family may be left at irvinfuneralhome.com

David Allen Burge is survived by brothers: Berthold Burge and Paul and wife Mary Burge; sisters:  Freda Burge and Lola and husband Don McCrory; Vera and husband Marv Stevens, Betty and husband Vern Kirgan, Esther Burge, Beverly and husband Gary Cumming; Glenda and husband Mel Rudder and a very special sister Angela and husband Mark Cerfoglia and many nieces, nephews and friends. 

David Allen Burge was born on Oct. 31, 1949 in Centralia, IL, the son of Loyd and Mabel (Smith) Burge, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by brother Virgil Burge, sister Joyce Hazslip, and niece Lisa Kirgan.

Eileen Hawkins - 12/23/2014

Eileen Hawkins

Eileen Hawkins, age  79, of Centralia passed away Friday, December 19, 2014, at Centralia Manor in Centralia.  Eileen was a member of Women of the Moose, an avid Bowler and Secretary of women's league bowling, and Thursday night mixed league, owner and operator of Hawkins Grocery for 16 years. She was also an avid Cardinal fan.  She truly loved spending time with her family.

Funeral services for Eileen Hawkins will be held at 11:00am Tuesday at Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia, with Pastor Steve Upchurch officiating.  Interment will follow at Little Grove Cemetery in Walnut Hill.  Friends may call from 4 to 7pm Monday, December 22, 2014, at the funeral home.  Memorial may be made to Little Grove Cemetery and will be received at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be made at www.sutherlandfuneralhome.com.

In addition to her husband Mrs. Hawkins is survived by daughters, Phyllis Wilkerson and husband Ken of Centralia, Joni Peak and husband Sonny of Centralia, Pam Rash and husband Charlie of Texas, and son-in-law Mike Roper of Centralia, 2 brothers Carroll Victor Carpenter and wife Karen of TN, Larry Carpenter of Florida, 2 sisters Joann Wiley and husband Jim of Maryland, Dolly Lindsey and husband Kin of Dix, 11 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Eileen Hawkins was born August 30, 1935 in Centralia, daughter of Earl Anderson Carpenter and Muriel (Telford) Carpenter.  She married Billie D. Hawkins on January 10, 1953 in Mt. Vernon, and he survives in Centralia.  She was preceded in death by an infant son Billie David Hawkins, Jr., daughter Carole Roper, brothers Gene Carpenter and Neil Carpenter, grandson Shane Peak, and granddaughter Melissa Roper.

Marion Kramer - 12/22/2014

Marion Kramer

Marion Kramer, age 73, formerly of St. Peter and Farina, IL passed away at 4:50 a.m. Thursday, December 18, 2014 at the Evergreen Nursing and Rehab Center in Effingham, IL.   He was a Member of the Kinmundy Catholic Church, Farm Bureau, and the National Rifle Association. He loved to go dancing, collecting, traveling, hunting, fishing, socializing at the coffee shop, watching western movies, listening to country music and spending time with his family and friends.

Funeral service for Marion Kramer will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday December 22, 2014 at the Saint Elizabeth Ann Seaton Catholic Church in Kinmundy. Father Larry Lemay officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Kinmundy. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday December 21, 2014 at the Saint Elizabeth Ann Seaton Catholic Church in Kinmundy, Illinois.   Memorials may be made to the St. Theresa Catholic School in Salem, Illinois. Online condolences may be left at www.pagelfuneralhome.com.

Marion Kramer is survived by his wife: Lois Kramer of Farina, IL; son: Ronald Kramer and wife Terri of Farina, IL; two daughters: Julie McCray and husband Randy of Charleston, IL and Amanda Kramer of Sterling Heights, MI; two brothers: Vncent Kramer and wife Karen of White Lake, WI, and Leon Kramer of Goose Creek, SC; five sisters:  Rosella Cook and husband Deon of Bemidji, MN, Madonna Cook and husband Leon of Bemidji, MN, Theresa Shaffer and husband Warren of Glendive, MT, Nancy Henninger  of Bemidji, MN, Karen Siddens and husband Tony of Mason, IL; Mother-in-law:  Ruth Bushue of Effingham, IL; three brothers-in-law:  Danny Bushue and wife Maggie of Effingham, IL, Dick Bushue and wife Sue of Teutopolis, IL; Don Bushue and wife Aleta of Effingham, IL; one sister-in-law: Marsha Hilligoss and husband Ben of Tolono, IL; two grandchildren, Crystal Lovett and husband Brian of Edgewood, IL and Jeremy Kramer of Farina, IL; and one great grandchild: Lindsey Lovett of Edgewood, IL.

Marion Kramer was born on May 3, 1941 in LaClede Township, the son of Francis and Gertrude (Vogel) Kramer. He married Lois Bushue on October 19, 1963 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Edgewood, IL.

Jo Laudean Clift - 12/22/2014

Jo Laudean Clift

Jo Laudean Clift, age 89, of Centralia, passed away at 2:30 am on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at her home in Centralia, Illinois. He worked as clerk for the Webster County Courthouse in Marshfield, Missouri for 3 years. She also worked at H&R Block during tax season. She worked seasonally at Myers Orchard. She moved to Centralia in 1962. She previously lived in Marshfield, Mo. She was member of First United Methodist Church. She was member of United Methodist Women for over 35 years. She sang in the church choir. She loved to red, garden, sew, & quilting. She was very involved with many church committees and activities. In the past she ad held many church offices. She always put her family first & was always good neighbor.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, December 22, 2014 at Irvin Funeral Home in Centralia. Interment will follow in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery with Rev. Rusty Beals Officiating. Friends may call on Sunday evening from 4-6 pm at the funeral home. For those who wish, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, and will be accepted at the Irvin Funeral Home in Centralia, who is in charge of arrangements. Please visit www.irvinfuneralhome.com to leave an online condolence for the family.

Mrs. Clift is survived by her husband; 2-sons- Rick Clift of Centralia, Il; Randy Clift & wife Diane of Patoka, Il; 2-daughters- Debbie Street & husband Steve of Walnut Hill, Il; Vicki Clift of Centralia, Il; Sister- Shirley Joyce Bagby & husband Rick of Branson, Mo; grandchildren- Justin Cole, Alexis Clift, Chelsea Clift, Cole Clift, Kimberly Cohen & husband Mike, Steven Street, Shane Street & wife Ashley, Staci Becker & husband Matt, Breanna Clift, Johnnie Clift, Sara Payne & husband Mark, Andrew Harvard, 10- Great Grandchildren, also numerous nieces & nephews.

He was born on December 28, 1924 in Marshfield, Mo, the daughter of Robert Joseph & Edna Lucille (Childress) Renner. Jo married Kenneth Gene Clift on July 3, 1943 in Ozark, Mo. He still survives in Centralia.  She is preceded in death by her parents & sister- Retha Redelsperger.

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